James S. Hernandez, M.D.

  1. Pathologist

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English
  • Medical leadership and management
  • Lab utilization
  • Quality process improvements
  • Safety and cost-effectiveness
  1. 2001
    Master of Science - Administrative/Preventive MedicineUniversity of Wisconsin, Madison
  2. 1985
    Resident - Anatomic and Clinical PathologySt. Lukes Hospital, Denver, CO
  3. 1981
    Resident - Internal MedicineGood Samaritan Hospital
  4. 1980
    MDUniversity of Colorado Medical Center
  5. 1976
    BS - Science pre-professional studies (pre-medicine)University of Notre Dame

Certifications

  1. 1986
    Anatomic & Clinical PathologyAmerican Board of Pathology

Awards and honors

  1. 2013
    Nominated for the Diversity Inclusion AwardMayo Clinic in Arizona
  2. 2013
    Outstanding Speaker Award for 2013American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  3. 2012
    Honorary Commander944th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, 944th Fighter Wing, Luke Air Force Base
  4. 2011
    Mentor of the MonthAmerican Association for Clinical Chemistry
  5. 2011
    Outstanding Speaker Award for 2011American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  6. 2010
    Management and Patient Safety AwardAmerican Association for Clinical Chemistry
  7. 2010
    Outstanding Speaker Award for 2010American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  8. 2008
    Nominated for Excellence Through Teamwork AwardCorrect Specimen Labeling Team, Safety Leadership Team, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  9. 2008
    Awarded Excellence Through Teamwork AwardHeritage Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  10. 2006
    Golden Eagle AwardHigh School Hall of Fame for Alumni, Pueblo, Colorado
  11. 2005
    Nominated for Excellence Through Teamwork, Hematology Instrument Standardization in the Mayo Foundation LaboratoriesClinical Laboratory Purchasing Group
  12. 2005
    Nominated for Excellence Through Teamwork, Chemistry and Immunochemistry Instrument Standardization in the Mayo Foundation LaboratoriesClinical Laboratory Purchasing Group
  13. 1987
    Letter of CommendationMinnesota Governor Rudy Perpich
  14. 1976
    Notre Dame ScholarUniversity of Notre Dame
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Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Order Set/Protocol Subgroup, Clinical Systems Oversight Committee, Mayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee
  2. 2017 - present
    MemberLaboratory Management University Committee, American Society of Clinical Pathology
  3. 2016 - present
    MemberPatient Test Utilization Management (PTUM) Leadership Team, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Plummer Project
  4. 2016 - present
    MemberDiagnostic Laboratory Utilization Committee (DLUC), Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Plummer Project
  5. 2016 - present
    MemberPost Chairs Leadership Development Career Path, Office of Leadership and Organization Development, Department of Education Administration
  6. 2016 - present
    MemberSCC Soft Change Board, Information Management Planning Committee, Mayo Clinic Laboratory Medicine & Pathology Specialty Council
  7. 2016 - present
    Team LeaderScience of Healthcare Delivery Domain, Mayo Medical School-Arizona Campus, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  8. 2012 - 2014
    Board MemberBoard of Governors, College of American Pathologists
  9. 2012 - present
    MemberOffice of Leadership and Organization Development, Department of Education Administration
  10. 2012 - present
    MemberPractice Optimization Committee, Clinical Practice Committee, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  11. 2010 - 2017
    MemberSpace and Capital Council, Space Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  12. 2010 - 2017
    MemberDiversity Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  13. 2010 - 2014
    ChairHeritage Days Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  14. 2010 - 2014
    Vice ChairHistorical Activities Subcommittee, Education Committee, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  15. 2010 - 2012
    MemberAmerican Society for Microbiology
  16. 2010 - 2011
    MemberEnvironmental Health, Safety & Security Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  17. 2009 - 2013
    MemberCareer and Leadership Development Subcommittee, Personnel Committee, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  18. 2009 - 2013
    MemberHospital Practice Transfusion Subcommittee, Hospital Practice Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona
  19. 2009 - 2010
    MemberInformation Technology Committee, Executive Operations Team - Arizona, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  20. 2009 - 2010
    MemberQuality Review Board, Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  21. 2008 - 2014
    MemberEducation Curriculum Committee, College of American Pathologists
  22. 2008 - 2012
    ChairSelf-Assessment Module (SAM) Committee, College of American Pathologists
  23. 2008 - 2012
    MemberCouncil on Education, College of American Pathologists
  24. 2008 - 2010
    Curriculum DevelopmentBreast Predictive Factors Maintenance of Certification, College of American Pathologists
  25. 2008 - present
    MemberArizona Medical Association
  26. 2008 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for Clinical Chemistry
  27. 2008 - present
    MemberArizona Society of Pathologists
  28. 2007 - 2008
    MemberPersonnel Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  29. 2007 - 2008
    MemberInformatics Committee, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  30. 2006 - 2014
    MemberHeritage Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  31. 2005 - 2008
    MemberCareer and Leadership Development Subcommittee - Rochester, Personnel Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  32. 2005 - 2006
    MemberClinical Practice Quality Oversight Subcommittee - Rochester, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  33. 2004 - 2008
    ChairClinical Practice Committee, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  34. 2004
    MemberLaboratory Consulting Task Force, Mayo Clinic Task Forces/Work Groups
  35. 2003 - 2008
    MemberClinical Chemistry Education Subgroup, Division of Clinical Biochemistry & Immunology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  36. 2003 - 2004
    ChairClinical Lab Purchasing Group, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  37. 2003
    MemberAnatomic Pathology Consultative Practice Oversight Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  38. 2003
    MemberMayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
  39. 2002 - 2007
    MemberQuality Oversight Committee, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  40. 2002 - 2004
    ChairClinical Pathology Working Group, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  41. 2001 - 2007
    MemberRevenue Systems Intermediary Group, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  42. 2001 - 2006
    MemberLaboratory Information Source Tool (LIST) Team, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  43. 2001 - 2004
    MemberLaboratory Leadership Council, Novation, Voluntary Hospitals of America Inc.
  44. 2001 - 2004
    MemberMayo Clinic Laboratories, Laboratory Leadership Council, Novation
  45. 1998 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Physician Executives
  46. 1996 - 1999
    EditorAmerican Pathology Review, American Pathology Foundation
  47. 1996 - 1999
    MemberAmerican Pathology Review, American Pathology Foundation
  48. 1996
    State PresidentMinnesota Society of Pathologists
  49. 1991 - 2001
    MemberStearns-Benton County Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  50. 1991 - 1999
    MemberBoard of Directors, American Pathology Foundation
  51. 1990 - 2003
    MemberAmerican Pathology Foundation
  52. 1990 - 1999
    MemberMembership Committee, American Pathology Foundation
  53. 1990 - 1999
    MemberStrategic Planning Committee, American Pathology Foundation
  54. 1988 - 1996
    MemberBoard of Directors, Minnesota Society of Pathologists
  55. 1988 - 1991
    TreasurerMinnesota Society of Pathologists
  56. 1988
    PresidentBlue Earth County Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  57. 1987 - 2008
    MemberMinnesota Society of Pathologists
  58. 1985 - 2007
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  59. 1985 - 1990
    MemberBlue Earth County Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  60. 1985
    MemberMalpractice Committee, Minnesota Medical Association
  61. 1981 - 2005
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  62. 1981 - present
    Laboratory InspectorCollege of American Pathologists
  63. 1981 - present
    MemberCollege of American Pathologists
  64.  
    AttendeeAnatomic Pathology Consultative Practice Oversight Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  65.  
    MemberCurriculum Subcommittee, Clinical Research Training Program, Mayo Clinic Committees
  66.  
    MemberMayo Clinic Laboratories, Revenue Systems Intermediary Group
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